Monday, April 4, 2011

Lipper Fund Awards

For the second consecutive year, Lipper selected the Scout International Fund (UMBWX) as Best International Large-Cap Growth Fund. The award was based on consistent return among 197 funds evaluated on risk-adjusted returns over the three-year period ending December 31, 2010.

"In a field as competitive as International Large-Cap Growth funds, Scout International didn't rest after last year's win - they added to it."

- Jeff Tjornehoj, head of Lipper Americas Research

"Recognition like this simply affirms our selection process. Not every manager wins an award, but they are proven, consistent, and reasonably-priced. It's a good combination and clients enjoy the benefits."

- Dan Danford, CEO of Family Investment Center

UMBWX is a core holding in many of our clients' portfolios. Family Investment Center has no financial relationship with Scout Funds. One key service we provide is researching the mutual fund universe to help clients choose top fund managers for their portfolios. This type of recognition just confirms our selection processes.

The advisors at Family Investment Center specialize in managing large portfolios ($100,000 or more) of traditional investments. They do, however, advise investors on a broad range of wealth management services. Family Investment Center is a commission-free investment advisory firm registered with the SEC. More about this unique firm can be found at, on the firm's blog at, or on Twitter at Visit them at 3805 Beck Road, St. Joseph, MO 64506 or call (816) 233-4100.

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